Apr 2, 2010

Bhastrika pranayam

Bhastrika Pranayama involves rapid movement of the belly like the bellows of a blacksmith. In this pranayama, equal emphsis is be laid on exhalation and inhalation

Sit in a meditatative posture (Asana) like Sukh Asana (sitting cross –legged) or in Vajra Asana(sitting on your heels) or on a chair with your spine straight and inhale filling the lungs upto the diaphram and exhale with full force emptying the lungs. Repeat the cycle. The inhalations and exhalations should be done with slow speed or medium speed or fast speed depending on your practice, capacity and state of health. Those having weak heart or week lungs should do Bhastrika with slow speed. This pranayama should be done for a minimum of 2 minutes to a maximum of 5 minutes. For better results, you may also simultaneously visualize that the divine power, energy, joy and peace are entering your body through the process of breathing.

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